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opening fire at los angeles national airport, killing a security agent and winning several others. and first moscow, now berlin, former american contractor edward snowden says he will help a u.s. -- a german investigation into u.s. surveillance programs. >> welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also around the globe. a high-ranking taliban official says the leader of the taliban and pakistan has been killed in a u.s. drone strike. the missiles are said to have targeted his house and his car in the north, as a meeting was underway. others, including his brother, are also reported to have died in the attack. richard galpin is following developments from islamabad. i spoke with him just a short time ago. richard, what has been the reactions to the death? >> certainly amongst politicians here in islamabad, particularly the opposition, there has been real dismay about what has happened. some of them describing it as a deliberate attempt by the united states to try to sabotage the hopes of some kind of talks taking place between the pakistan government and the pakis
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight, a conversation with graham nash and two-time rock 'n .oll hall of fame inductee of theicipated in some most legendary excesses and has now written about those callednces in a new book "wild tales." we are glad you have joined us. a conversation with graham nash coming up right now. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. cofounder of crosby stills and nash, graham nash has been at the forefront of rock music. he has written a few more experiences, good and bad. quick reminder of how great those harmonies are. singinga clip of them "wooden ships." ♪ ♪ tavis: i guess one would expect a book written by a rock 'n roll star to have the obligatory chapters about sex and drugs. to be sure, that exists in the book. i expect in conversations that get to that.y will i will leave it to the other show host to dig that up. i don't know if we have the front and the back cover. contemporary graham nash. there is a fascinating and heartbreaking story in this book about how you got introduce
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight a conversation with grammy award-winning singer al jarreau. he has used his exceptional ground. find common we are glad you joined us. a conversation with al jarreau coming up. ♪ >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. hiss: al jarreau earned first grammy. he stays on to her. -- on tour. you are never in town long enough for a conversation. debuted, al jarreau was our guest on the first night. it is all because of you that i am here. have nothing to going on. i just love talking to you. >> i just mentioned tavis is a friend of al jarreau. tavis: i want to hear some al jarreau. let's take a clip of al jarreau on to her. -- on tour. ♪ [portuguese singing] i still don't know if have it, but you've still got it. >> you definitely have it. you, tavissaying to for president. wish it uponif i you these days. trying to shut the government down, i don't want no part in that. you are always on the road. you are always in some strange part of the world. you're not tired of all this trav
is >>> on this edition for saturday november 2nd, following yesterday's shooting in los angeles, eem examine what it will take to secure the nations airports. >>> in our signature segment assuming generic drugs mean inexpensive, could cost you big time. >> the gentleman looked it up, a price of around $400 after he looked it up. i said to him, can't be. you must be looking at the brand name drug. it can't be that expensive. >>> and the global gender gap. where the u.s. ranks. >> the u.s. doesn't fare very well compared to the very rich countries, and in some countries, many poorer countries do better than we do. >>> next on "pbs newshour weekend." >>> "pbs newshour weekend" is made possible by -- . >>> that's why we are your retirement company. additional support is provided by -- and by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. from the tisch studios at lincoln center in new york, hari sreenivasan. >> good evening, thanks for joining us. new cancellations at los angeles international airport day after the
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight, a conversation with two of the founding members of tower of power. over the years, they have toured constantly and released more than 20 albums. their latest is called "hipper than hip." it features the or and section that defines their distinctive sound. tower ofation with power, coming up right now. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. asis: tower of power started . cover band they became the back bone of the driving mourn sound that came to define twoer of -- tower of power. their latest album is a double disc set called "hipper than hip." is is from the 40th anniversary cd. it's called "what is hip?" ♪ ♪ tavis: still sounding good, man. still sounding good. whatever happened to the bands with the great worn sections? >> were there that many? tavis: more than there are today. >> that's true. i guess they gave up. less music in the schools, there are fewer horn players coming out. guys want to play guitar and synthesizer. link -- ihink that think you are right a
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight a conversation with dennis haysbert. the documentary looks at the war .hrough documents and artifacts then we will turn to a conversation with scott adams "how to failalled at almost everything and still win big." dennis haysbert and scott adams coming up right now. ♪ >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: the next two years to commemorate the end of the civil war, the smoke finian -- the smithsonian is dedicating a including aat time, program called fight for freedom and hosted by actor dennis haysbert. take a look at the clip from the series. >> every ship had a list of all the goods and he was on the ship. this one is taking 83 people from virginia to natchez to be sold in the cotton and sugar plantation. documenting the people. it has people's names, their coloring, their age, where they are from. sometimes people were sold multiple times. i'm going to make an assumption. i doubt you have done any project where you learned more. i could be wrong. further.d go
franco is here. he is an actor, a director, an artist. he's also an author. the los angeles angels of anaheim described him as -- the "los angeles times" described him as the prince of perpetual motion. his new book is called "actor anonymous" and here is the trailer for the book. >> i am the actor. >> i am the actor. >> i am the actor. >> i am the actor. >> i'm an actor so i can play anything. everyone is in me and i am in everyone. i'm part of your consciousness. >> you don't think so? you want to deny i've made my way inside? >> look, i'm here to entertain you, but i don't really care about anything, you know what i mean? >> i used to care a lot about acting. but now i see that you're only as good as your material. >> and if your material is good, you're only as good as your director. >> there's so much dependence on others that i can't care about acting anymore. >> i'm jack nicholson and marlon gran bran doe, jimmy stewart, steve mcqueen. >> i'm nicholas cage and robert pattinson, james dean and rock hudson. >> i am norma shearer and lillian gish. >> i'm garbo. >> i'm like a so
, a gunman shot a federal security worker to death at los angeles international airport and wounded at least two other people. the attack touched off chaos as rescue workers rushed to get the victims away, and travelers took refuge outside if they could. airport police chief patrick gannon said there was no warning. >> an individual came into terminal three of this airport, pulled a assault rifle out of a bag and began to open fire in the terminal. he proceeded up into the screening area where t.s.a. screeners are and continued shooting and went past the screeners back into the airport itself. >> woodruff: the gunman ultimately shot it out with police and, apparently, was wounded before being captured. the associated press identified him as 23-year-old paul ciancia of the los angeles area. for a time, the incident caused the federal aviation administration to ground all departures from l.a.x. flights bound there from other cities were ordered not to take off. iraqi prime minister nouri al- maliki appealed today for u.s. help against violent attacks by al-qaeda militants. he wound up a washin
they did, it is very simple. they unloaded their prima donnas and sent them to los angeles where they'd did better than the dodgers. they hired these overachieving journeymen players. they they did not buy with an open checkbook. on the field they played well and they were the best team in baseball. as strange as it might seem. >> there is a lesson here in politics. you hire guys who will do the job or you. you do not want any prima donnas. >> my team was the nationals and i kind of rooted for detroit has they had a rough time but i was taken by the un-alloyed joy in boston. that made me smile just to see that. >> it was a nice touch when they went over to the finish line where the bombing took place. >> it definitely was. senator john kerry i believe is the person who first said this. the first time it is about the curse, second time it is proving you are supposed to be there and the third time is just pure joy. >> they have a feel-good story and sports based on old- fashioned grit and people playing together and no prima donnas. that is so out of the norm it is a wonderful flashback to ea
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. and, a conversation with edward james olmos and lisagay hamilton about their new movie "go for sisters," with independent director, john sayles, dealing with a mother's search for her son across california's border with mexico. we are glad you could join us for our conversation with edward james olmos and lisagay hamilton coming up right now. ♪ by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. ♪ films thatpendent deal with complex human interaction can often get lost in the push for big-budget movies around here, and one film that i hope does not get lost in the mix is from to time oscar nominated director, john sayles starring edward james olmos and lisagay hamilton about a mother's search for her son in tijuana. and we start with a clip from "go for sisters." >> so? >> i want him back, and if there is anyway, i do not want him to go to jail. juan.s you must still have friends on the local fours. >> no. that is a federal staying. the voice is on the tapes. taking money. you have to be careful w
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight, a conversation with actress nia long about a career that will stand the test of time. she is starring in a sequel called "the best man holiday." a group of friends reunite after years of being separated. we are glad you have joined us. coming up, right now. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: nia long was one of the reasons the best man was a huge hit in 1999. working years later, the sequel is finally here. it reunites all the actors from the first film. timehis sequel, the long- friends a strange for nearly 15 years come together for a long holiday weekend where they discover how easy it is for rivalries and romances to be reignited. ooh. take a look at the clip from "best man holiday." >> i have to do they'll on dinner tonight. lex i get it. you could have called or e- mailed. it you could have sent the text. >> the damnedest thing. and none of my devices were working so i figured i should deliver the messages myself. i changed my flight so i can come to you -- com
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at los angeles international airport this morning. that delayed flights in and out of lax for hours. the shooter, a 23-year-old from new jersey was taken into custody. several others injured. >>> that deadly shooting at lax comes just two days before the new york city marathon. security was already high in the wake of terrorist attack at the boston marathon earlier this year. mary thompson looks bekind the scenes of the largest marathon and what it means for the new york economy. >> reporter: when runners go through the starting line of the new york city marathon, they do so as the shadow of the boston marathon. >> nypd began examining and enhancing the coverage of the race starting until the day after the boston marathon. >> the club is spending over a million dollars on security this year, more than double spent on the last marathon. on race day, spectators backpacks will be subject to search, hundreds of mobile cameras around the city will be monitored by security, 48,000 runners will be scened at the start and stripped of certain gear. >> so many things we change what's new this
tavis: good evening evening from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight, a conversation with oliver stone. the writer and director of some of the most successful movies in recent memory. his recent film "jfk" was the in 1998.y released it is now in re release on blu- ray and in select movie theaters. we are glad you joined us for a conversation with oliver stone coming up right now. ♪ >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: oscar-winning writer, producer and director oliver stone has never shied away from controversy from his screenplay for "midnight express" which won him the first of his three boards. he tackles one of the most controversial stories in america. "jfk was quote has been re- released on blu-ray and in select theaters. realized kennedy was so dangerous to the establishment. is that why? >> that is a real question, isn't it? why? the how and the who is just scenery for the public. -- it keeps, cuba asking theng from most important question. why was kennedy killed? who benefited? who has the power to cover it up
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. nenight a conversation with an lamott. her book deals frankly with how to find answers to life's most ethical westerns. she does so with insight and with humor. we are glad you have joined us. a conversation with the always wonderful anne lamott emmy up right now. -- coming up right now. ♪ >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: they are the big questions that confront all of us. how to find meaning in chaos, how to start over in the face of devastating loss. how to cope with suffering. lamott began writing "stitiches" following the newtown connecticut shootings. good to have you on this program. >> give me your state of mind after those shootings. stunned, i was speechless. i felt i did not understand how we would go on from there because what i teach my children , they are loved and chosen and safe. i would say who is wearing a black suit with a lewd tie with white stripes? ok, you are loved and chosen. you are safe. how can you tell children after -- that after 20 of their
and landing slots and gates at seven congested big city airports such as boston, chicago, dallas, los angeles, miami, new york and washington d.c. some of the more noticeable changes will be in the nation's capital with a new american will operate 44 fewer departures a day than two partners currently have giving up 104 take off and landing slots. 16 of those slots will be offered to jetblue, the 88 others will be distributed to other airlines. at new york's laguardia, they will give up 44 take off and landing spots and five gates. bill bear of the doj's anti trust division said the settlement will quote disrupt the cozy relationships among the legacy carriers, increase access to congested airports and provide consumers with more choices. why was the doj so wary of the merger? for one thing, it will be the fourth big merger in the past five years and once the deal closes next month, the nation's four largest airlines will control roughly 85% of all domestic airline seats. >> and joining us now to talk more about the airline industry is helane becker. good to see you, welcome. >> thank you very
tavis: good evening from los angeles. tonight come a conversation with grammy-winning singer steve gyro -- steve tyrell. the songs of semicon. he will perform two of the most endearing. glad you have joined us, conversation from steve tyrell coming up right now. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: grammy winner steve tyrell is introduction to popular moves -- popular music started at age 19. burts already working with bacharach. he went on to work with bonnie raitt before striking out as a performer in his own right. his latest cd is called "it's magic, the songs of semicon. kohn."ammy a little sneak review you did to this before the record even drive. >> last year. it was this semi-con -- it was the sammy kohn centennial. he was a great writer. nominatedll, he was 27 times for the academy awards, which is unbelievable. people wouldthat ask him what comes first, the music or the lyrics? he would say the phone call. [laughter] that is where he got his inspiration. five golden globes, just an amazing lyricist. year.xtending that this i
building business of shapel. it gets toll access to wealthy high growth markets such as metro los angeles, orange county and the bay area of san francisco. shares up to $32.68. >>> qualcomm, increasing competition overseas caused the leading mobile ship maker to post earnings short of the estimates. the company gave a weak outlook for the current period. the stock tumbled 4% to finish at $67.09. temper sealy was a big stock. the third quarter results comfortably beat wall street boosted by a bounce back in north american sales. the stock jumped 12%. >>> more bad news drove down tesla. the model s electric car caught fire today for the third time in six weeks. no injuries in any of the fires unless you count the injuries suffered by tesla's once high-flying stock. it fell for the third day in a row after ricing by more than 400% earlier in the year. but now in audition to fierps, there are concerns about a battery shortage as well as the cost. tesla will build more cars and become lately a favorite among short sellers who believe the stock is still over valued. shares continue to fall sinc
mcmanus of the "los angeles times." alexis simendinger of realclearpolitics. and karen tumulty of "the washington post." >> award-winning reporting and analysis, covering history as it happens, live from our nation's capital this is "washington week with gwen ifill." corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by -- >> we went out and asked people a simple question -- how old is the oldest person you've known? we gave people a sticker and had them show us. we learned a lot of us have known someone who's lived well into their 90's. and that's a great thing. but even though we're living longer, one thing that hasn't changed, the official retirement age. the question is, how do you make sure you have the money you need to enjoy all of these years? >> additional corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by northrop grumman. additional funding is provided by the annenberg foundation, the corporation for public broadcasting and by contributions to pbs stations from viewers like you. thank you. once again, live from washington, moderator gwen ifill. gwen: good evening. it's
victory for the new york yankees over the los angeles dodgers in game six of the 1977 world series. the hall of famer won five world series anxious, two with the yankees, he writes amount that much more in "becoming mr. october". i am pleased to have reggie jackson back at this table. welcome. >> thank you. >> rose: let's do a picture of you. this is the first line. first chapter, chapter run, i never intended to play professional baseball. after high school, i had gone down to arizona state on a football scholarship playing for frank curb, who was a great coach and knew my high school football coach from the pittsburgh area and he had said that i would be a great college player. and look at this. there is a picture of you as a football player. do you regret that you didn't play football at all? >> no. no. i would say not. i certainly enjoyed football, and i had the kind of pent up aggression, if you will, to where football was something that i enjoyed. i enjoyed the collisions and the physical contact. >> rose: okay. so let me ask you this. there was a book written and what was it
with mayor daly. we've seen this early in the year in los angeles. i mean, this is sort of like an opportunity to see some fresh faces in some of the largest cities in america where we've had the exact same people in charge for a very long time. >> ifill: i think tom menino is 24 years older than the guy replacing him. i want to go back to detroit. that's the one that is not like the other two. it is a city under stress, quite dysfunctional and on the brink of bankruptcy. >> and i think what happened in detroit is they basically hired a problem solver, someone with deep roots in the corporate, civic, and medical community, and that's how detroit is going to come back. it's going to come back from these anchor institutions. you already see it in the downtown, along the woodward corridor, and the midtown. they really elected someone who seems like he's got the experience and the expertise to grow jobs, give people access to opportunity, in an otherwise fiscally challenged, very dysfunctional class. >> ifill: a majority of blacks elects the first white mayor in 40 years, and that's
in airport prices in san francisco, san jose and los angeles which have passed similar living wage laws; winners like airport companies owned by shareholders who've also been flying high for years. seatac handled a record 33 million passengers last year who spent $180 million at places like anthony's, the top grossing airport restaurant in north america. alaska airlines, headquartered in seatac, just reported record third-quarter income. and yet, in 2005, living wage advocates declaim alaska airlines terminated 500 unionized ramp workers here, rehired some as lower-paid nonunion contractors. moreover, many airport workers get no sick leave. none. roxan seibel's been working at seatac for 30 years, has two adopted daughters, considers herself lucky to be making $13.95 an hour. >> i've been sick enough over the years where i've thrown up in the garbage cans. and if i call in sick, i get a point, which is a demerit against me. >> reporter: enough demerits and she loses her job. >> i had pneumonia once that took me over three months to get over, and i was sick and i was going to work every
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